Booking Terms & Conditions

Booking Terms & Conditions

Self drive day boats are offered for hire by Bowness Bay Marina Ltd (referred to in these conditions as ‘the Company’). Any contract to hire a boat with the Company incorporates the conditions below and is between the Company and you as the Hirer. ‘The Hirer’ includes all members of the party hiring the vessel.

All boats offered for hire by the Company are licensed by The Lake District National Park Authority and operated in accordance with the said Authority’s Lake Bylaws.

Boats are only hired to members of the public over 18 years old. Persons under the age of 18 are not permitted to drive self drive motor boats.

The Company reserves the right not to hire a boat to any person whom it considers is unsuitable to operate the vessel without explanation.

No liability to the Hirer is accepted by the Company for loss or damage to the Hirer’s belongings

No liability to the Hirer is accepted by the Company for injury to or death of the Hirer during the course of the hire or during embarkation or disembarkation. Hirers use the pontoons, quays and other landings on the Lake entirely at their own risk.

BOOK your boat securely online

To enable us to operate safely and within the guidelines all of our boats will be available by ONLINE BOOKING ONLY and for a minimum of 2 hour periods.